JOB: Community Library Manager, Contra Costa County Library, Moraga

The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting to fill one vacant 32 hour Community Library Manager position in Moraga, California

Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 6.5 million.

Community Library Managers are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a full service community library. Responsibilities include applying individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervise the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities; plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures; collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services; assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies and other duties as assigned.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six (6) months and may be used to fill future part-time and full-time vacancies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory library experience.
OR
Three (3) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least one (1) year at a professional/supervisory level.

All applicants are encouraged to review a detailed job description available at http://www.cccounty.us/hr and apply only if they clearly meet the Minimum Qualifications as defined above.
All applicants are required to submit a completed supplemental questionnaire at the time of application.

SELECTION PROCESS

1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr, and attach the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description.

2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.

3. Oral Interview: An oral interview will be conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board in Martinez, CA. The Board will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70 from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.

OPEN ONLY: January 18, 2016 EE/th
Exam Number: 3AGG-2016A